WoRMS taxon details

Questa retrospermatica Giere, Ebbe & Erséus, 2007

595347  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:595347)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Giere, O.; Ebbe, B.; Erséus, C. 2007. Questa (Annelida, Polychaeta, Orbiniidae) from Pacific regions - new species and reassessment of the genus Periquesta. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 7(4): 304-319
page(s): 307-310, fig. 1 [details]   
Holotype  ZMH P-24693, geounit Hawaii  
Holotype ZMH P-24693, geounit Hawaii [details]
Type locality contained in Oahu Island  
type locality contained in Oahu Island [details]
Note O’ahu, Hawai’i, USA, 21 deg 16.56’ N,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality O’ahu, Hawai’i, USA, 21 deg 16.56’ N, 157 deg 04.26’ W (21.276° -157.071°), 14.6 m [details]
Depth range 0-70 m depth.  
Depth range 0-70 m depth. [details]

Distribution Hawai'i and Southern China. Possibly also New Caledonia.  
Distribution Hawai'i and Southern China. Possibly also New Caledonia. [details]

Etymology relates to sperm receptacles located further back than in all other Questa species, in ovarial segments (12–14). The...  
Etymology relates to sperm receptacles located further back than in all other Questa species, in ovarial segments (12–14). The species epithet is adjectival for the purposes of nomenclature. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Questa retrospermatica Giere, Ebbe & Erséus, 2007. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=595347 on 2021-07-27
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original description Giere, O.; Ebbe, B.; Erséus, C. 2007. Questa (Annelida, Polychaeta, Orbiniidae) from Pacific regions - new species and reassessment of the genus Periquesta. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 7(4): 304-319
page(s): 307-310, fig. 1 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZMH P-24693, geounit Hawaii [details]
Nontype SMNH 93174, geounit Hainan [details]
Nontype ZMH P-24703, geounit Hainan [details]
Paratype P 0281, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype P 0282, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype USNM 1104646, 1104647, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype ZMH P-24694a, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype ZMH P-24694b, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype ZMH P-24695a, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype ZMH P-24695b, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype ZMH P-24696, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype ZMH P-24697, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype ZMH P-24698, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype ZMH P-24699, geounit Hawaii [details]
Paratype ZMH P-24700, geounit Hawaii [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 0-70 m depth. [details]

Distribution Hawai'i and Southern China. Possibly also New Caledonia. [details]

Etymology relates to sperm receptacles located further back than in all other Questa species, in ovarial segments (12–14). The species epithet is adjectival for the purposes of nomenclature. [details]

Habitat Subtidal sediments, mostly calcareous medium sand, 0-70 m depth. [details]

Type locality O’ahu, Hawai’i, USA, 21 deg 16.56’ N, 157 deg 04.26’ W (21.276° -157.071°), 14.6 m [details]